What was anticipated has become official - the
Aviles played both outfield and infield while compiling a stat line of .247/.273/.343 this season. He also tied a career-high with 14 stolen bases.
Gallardo managed a career-worst 8-11 record this season, though his 3.51 ERA was the best he has achieved in a full season. That success was greatly the result of improved control - he walked just 54 in 192 1/3 innings. He also allowed 195 hits, representing the first time he has surrendered more hits than innings pitched.
He is set to make $13 million next year.
Youkilis, who retires with a .281 lifetime average and 150 home runs, played in Japan last season and batted just .215 in 65 at-bats.
The 32-year-old Weeks has certainly played himself out of that salary range. His production has dropped markedly in recent years, though his .274 average this season was his highest since 2006. Weeks, however, earned just 252 at-bats and struck out an alarming 73 times.
The 2014 season was marked by consistency and production from Zobrist, who was voted the team's most valuable player by the local baseball writers. He compiled a stat line of .272/.354/.395, scored 83 runs and added 10 stolen bases.
The Pacific League champion Fukuoka Softbank Hawks are planning to offer Matsuzaka a four-year deal, according to Sports Hochi. The deal would be worth about $3.58 million per season.
The 34-year-old Matsuzaka went 3-3 with a 3.89 ERA for the
Hudson returned to the majors after undergoing two Tommy John surgery. He tossed just 2 2/3 innings, posting a 13.50 ERA. Reynolds spent all of 2014 recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Johnson missed most of the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He was owed $4 million next season, but the Padres opted to buy out the final year on his contract. Despite the move, Johnson could return to San Diego at a lesser price. The 30-year-old pitcher reportedly has interest in staying with the club.
Hundley hit .243/.273/.358 over 218 at-bats last season between San Diego and Baltimore. He was set to earn $5 million in 2015, but the Orioles didn't want him at that price. He'll look to hook on with another club this winter.
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